The mission of the South L.A. Homeless TAY and Foster Care Collaborative is to prevent and end youth homelessness in the South Los Angeles region.

Positive Changes to Federal Financial Aid Forms

On Monday, June 27, 201, the U.S Department of Education has announced policy changes changes to federal financial aid forms for homeless and at risk for being homeless youth.

  1. Revisions to the  the online FAFSA text that guides a youth through process of determining whether he or she is an independent student, beginning with the version of the form that will go online this fall.
  2.  In the following year, the department will make it easier for 22- and 23-year old applicants who are at-risk of or experiencing homelessness to indicate they are independent.


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